September Faculty Development: Measuring Competency as a Clinical Teacher

Measuring Competency as a Clinical Teacher By Elizabeth Herrle, MD

What does it mean to be competent?

  • Competence is a global assessment of an individual’s abilities as they relate to that individual’s current responsibilities. To be competent is “to possess all the required abilities in all domains in a defined context at a particular stage in clinical training”1.

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August Faculty Development: PRIME+, An Assessment and Feedback Tool

PRIME+: An Assessment and Feedback Tool

Part of the role of educators is writing performance evaluations and giving feedback. PRIME+ provides a framework to help educators deliver narratives that more fully reflect observed performance and supports the telling of the “story” of the learner, provides context that helps students understand the feedback and gives reviewers the “big picture” of each student’s performance.

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